Pike County gathers to honor veterans

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author The major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 with the German signing of the Armistice.Each year, at the same hour on the same day of the same month, Americans pause to honor the country’s military veterans.In Pike County, the Veterans Day program is held annually at Bicentennial Park in Troy. Everyone is invited and encouraged to come.For many Pike Countians, Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a very special day and one that should be recognized with honor and dignity, said Elaine McLeod, commander of American Legion Post 70 in Troy, sponsor of the Veterans Day program. Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 10:00 pm Monday, November 10, 2008 The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Storyteller Adams set for Christmas performance Sheila Kay Adams will return to the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge as the featured performer in the “Christmas… read more By Jaine Treadwell Next Up“Veterans Day is a time when we should pause to recognize our veterans, past and present,” McLeod said. “We want to honor all veterans and we want them to know how much we appreciate their sacrifices. They need to know how much we appreciate and celebrate our freedoms. Veterans Day is a special day in our country and we hope that everyone will join us in letting our veterans know that we support them as they defend freedom around the world.”The featured speaker for the 2008 Veterans Day program will be Col. Lee Pittman, United State Air Force.Special music will be presented by David “Doc” Kirby. The placing of the Memorial Wreath will be by members of American Legion Post 70 and the Post Auxiliary.Michael O’Hara and Kirby will close the program with “echo” Taps. Latest Stories Prior to the Veterans Day program, the name of Vernon Hubert Locklar will be added to the Bicentennial Park Memorial Wall. Locklar was killed in Korea in September 1950. Following the program, the name of World War II and Korea veteran Raymon Austin will be added to the Memorial Wall.The annual Veterans Day breakfast will be held at the Lillian D. Green Nutrition Center on Elm Street at 8 a.m.Col. Lee Pittman will be the featured speaker and special music will be presented by the Barbershop Chorus and Shelia Jackson. All veterans are invited. Pike County gathers to honor veterans Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more